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paigle

noun
  1. another name for cowslip, oxlip
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Word Origin

C16: of uncertain origin
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Historical Examples

  • Paigle has never been satisfactorily explained, nor has Cowslip.

    The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare

    Henry Nicholson Ellacombe

  • It has many names, but its most common are Paigle and Cowslip.